Murder charges for Jay County softball coaches in custody fight

PORTLAND, Ind. (ADAMS) – Two softball coaches in eastern Indiana are looking at murder charges after police say they shot and killed one of their baby’s father. It happened in Jay County on Sunday.

Court documents state that 31-year-old Esther Stephen and 18-year-old Shelby Hiestand admitted to killing Hiestand’s baby’s father, Shea Briar.

Investigators say Hiestand distracted Briar while Stephen shot him in the back. Both women coach at Fort Recovery High School in Ohio. The school has placed them on leave.

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